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Wouldn't it Be Cool if Sage Provided Auditing of Security Changes

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by DonBennett on ‎07-01-2010 12:02 PM

We have a need to audit application security changes and to keep a history of the changes. We must also provide reports to internal and external auditors on a somewhat frequent basis. It would be great if Sage provided a delivered a structure and/or audit report for these security changes.

 

The data we need is basically the old security value, the new value and the modified user and date/time. I am currently working on pulling this data from the database (We use SQL Server 2005), but the data is somewhat cryptic and I am not sure how to compile it into something meaningful to an auditor. It appears that the old value is not stored in the database, and all that I can get would be the current (new) value and the modified user and date/time.

 

At this point, I am considering using SQL Triggers and a new SQL table to solve the old/new value issue, but again, I can't imagine that we are the only company in the Sage community with this type of need.

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by Gold Super Contributor RJLedger
on ‎07-01-2010 03:41 PM

Actually, We have done this (easily) using Taskcentre

by DonBennett
on ‎07-02-2010 04:45 AM

Looks like TaskCentre is a third party app? If so, it's probably not an option for my situation.

 

 

by Employee
on ‎10-13-2010 09:45 AM

wouldn't it be convenient to take advantage of SQL Server's event notification services and build the changes into a custom db?

by Gold Super Contributor RJLedger
on ‎10-13-2010 07:03 PM

It would be nice to take advantage of SQL server.. However, a long time ago SalesLogix chose the db agnostic approach. Many of us wanted to see Oracle support dropped (and still think it is a good idea to drop it) to be able to do these kind of things.

 

Until that time comes, these things will not happen.

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